living cost in Xiamen

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living cost in Xiamen

Chinese name:厦门

Population     : 3,531,347

Living cost      :Medium

Province         : Fujian Province

Xiamen is situated at the Southeast Coast of China; it is a tourist city of Fujian Province famous for its seascape. Beside the Taiwan Strait, it is divided into six district thus, Huli, Siming, Jimei, Tong ‘an,Haicang,and Xiang’an.


Meal, inexpensive restaurant                                                                            15.00RMB

Meal for two people, mid-range restaurant, 3 course                              100.00RMB

Mcmeal at McDonalds                                                                                        30.00 RMB

Imported beer (11.0 Oz small bottle) 18.00RMB

Domestic beer (1 pint draught)                            4.00RMB

Coke/Pepsi (11.2 small bottle)                               3.50RMB

Water (11.2 Oz small bottle)                                                                           200RMB


Milk (regular) (1 gallon)    40.00RMB

Loaf of fresh white bread (1lb)                                                                                11.79RMB

Rice (white) (1lb)2.27 RMB

Chicken breast (boneless) (1lb.)20.41RMB

Apple (1lb)                                                                                                             5.85RMB

Tomato (1lb)                                                                                                               3.36RMB

Potato (1lb)                                                                                                             3.40RMB


One way ticket (local transport)                                      1.00RMB

Monthly pass (regular price)                                                                                  100.00RMB

Taxi start (normal tariff)                                                                                          3.22RMB

Taxi 1 mile (normal tariff)                             3.22RMB

Rent Per Month          

Apartment (1 bedroom) inside city center                2,700.00RMB

Apartment (1 bedroom) outside city center                                             1,900.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) inside city center                                                4,700.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) outside city center                                        2,920.00 RMB

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